Updated on 29 November 2013 by

Mid-size laptops with 14-inch and 15-inch screens can be perfectly reliable for everyday use by families and students. The best everyday laptop is powerful enough for basic computing, word processing, working with spreadsheets, surfing internet, watching movies and multimedia handling.

The topmost everyday laptops work on Mac/Windows operating systems and are equipped with processors from Intel Core family running at a speed of 1.5 GHz to provide good general application performance. These laptops have integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000/discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT graphics for video output, RAM size of 4GB to 16GB and HDD capacity of 500GB; newer laptops have speedy SSD storage of at least 128GB.

Laptops with good audio output, high-resolution screens and DVD drives can be used for everyday entertainment. Presence of nice keyboards for comfortable typing, would increase the productivity in creating documents and excel sheets. Also, long lasting batteries would be a plus when opting for everyday laptops.

To help buyers make smart choices for conveniently and effectively carrying out daily tasks, we present here our listing of the best everyday laptops.


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Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch (2015)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2015)
Razer Blade (2015)
Dell Latitude 14 5000 Series (E5450)
Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY
Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch (2015)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2015)
Razer Blade (2015)
Dell Latitude 14 5000 Series (E5450)
Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY
$1,725 - $3,499
$1,754 - $2,050
$2,300 - $2,400
$1,357 - $2,591
$450
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Mar 2015
Feb 2015
Apr 2015
Sep 2015
Processor Speed
2.2 GHz
2.3 GHz
2.6 GHz
2.19 GHz
1.83 GHz
Display Size
15.4 in.
14.0 in.
14.0 in.
14.0 in.
14.0 in.
Display
15.4 inches, Widescreen, 2880 x 1800
14 inches, Widescreen, 2560 x 1440
14 inches, Widescreen, 3200 x 1800
14 inches, Widescreen, 1920 x 1080
14 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
Hard Drive
256 GB, SSD, Flash storage
256 GB, SSD
256 GB, SSD
256 GB, SSD
500 GB, HDD
Installed Memory
16 GB
8 GB
16 GB
8 GB
4 GB
Operating System
Mac OS X Yosemite
Windows 8.1 Pro
Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 Pro
Microsoft Windows 8
Processor
2.2 GHz, Intel Core i7-4770HQ
2.3 GHz, Intel Core i5-5300U
2.6 GHz, Intel Core i7-4720HQ
2.19 GHz, Intel Core i5-5200U
1.83 GHz, Intel Celeron N2940
Laptop Type
Media, Business, Small Business, Desktop Replacement, SSD, Flash storage
Business, Ultrabook
Gaming, Ultraportable, Gaming Ultraportable
Business
Desktop Replacement
Average Rating
 4.2 stars
 4.0 stars
 3.8 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.0 stars
Display
72% Positive
28% Negative
42% Positive
58% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
Keypad
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
80% Positive
20% Negative
100% Negative
100% Positive
Connectivity
37% Positive
63% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
100% Negative
100% Negative
100% Negative
Performance
85% Positive
15% Negative
100% Positive
83% Positive
17% Negative
100% Positive
100% Negative
Look and Feel
83% Positive
17% Negative
81% Positive
19% Negative
100% Positive
80% Positive
20% Negative
100% Positive

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